Athens has a general population of 100,266 and an overall student population of 40,242. Approximately 34,885 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
University of Georgia is the largest architecture school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated approximately 62 students from its architecture program.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with an architecture degree in Athens. If you decide to attend one of Athens's architecture schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in instate tuition and $36,210 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many architecture graduates choose to work as architects after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are good. There were 1,420 architects working in Georgia and 30 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. Athens's architect workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Athens is $44,170 per year, which is lower than the average for architects state-wide.
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